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Featured Article(s)
Moving to DB2 9: Considerations and Migration
Since the general availability of the IBM DB2 9 product and its evolutionary pureXML support among a host of other features, clients have been aggressively looking at what it takes to get their DB2 Universal Database Version 8 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows (DB2 UDB Version 8) data servers to the DB2 9 version. In this two-part series, I want to take you through a number of important points to consider when migrating a DB2 UDB Version 8 to a DB2 9 data server.

Featured White Paper(s)
Structuring the Unstructured: How to Dimensionalize Semi-Structured Business Data
The Business Intelligence industry is paying more and more attention to the ever-growing heap of unstructured and semi-struct… (read more)

The Top Ten SQL Server Mistakes – White Paper and T-shirt
In his new white paper, Kevin Kline lists the most common SQL Server errors and explains how you can easily prevent them. Rea… (read more)

Top 10 Performance Tuning Tips for Relational Databases
Although newer relational databases and faster hardware run most SQL queries with a significantly small response time, there … (read more)

Morphological analysis searches for you – intelligently
N-gram versus morphological analysis…. (read more)

Tuning SQL Statements
This paper covers the basic techniques used to tune SELECT statements on Microsoft`s SQL Server relational database managemen… (read more)